Desolation Road Studios Slated to Shutter Its Doors This Fall

September 24th, 2013, 11:00 am by Greg

Desolation Road Studios

Another one bites the dust…

I’ve written dozens live music venue obituaries over the years. It’s always sad, and it never gets any easier. So here’s the lowdown on the demise of Desolation Road Studios in Altamont from owner Jim Miller himself:

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Making Music Into Art: Martin Benjamin, Joe Putrock, John Whipple, Michael Eck

January 25th, 2012, 1:00 pm by Greg
Photographs by Martin Benjamin, Joe Putrock and John Whipple @ Clement Art Gallery

Last summer’s art exhibition at the Saratoga Arts Center, “Impasse & Motion: Ten Photographers’ Journeys through Instants in Music” (currated by Nippertown’s own chief photographer Andrzej Pilarczyk) was a near perfect melding of sound and vision.

Now the Clement Art Gallery in Troy is preparing to mount its own music photography exhibit. “The Great Rock N’ Roll Picture Show” features the eagle-eyed camera work of three fine Nippertown photographers – Martin Benjamin, Joe Putrock (who was also represented in “Impasse & Motion”) and John Whipple. The exhibition kicks off on Friday (January 27) with a reception from 6-9pm and runs through Wednesday, February 22.

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